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Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar
"While wandering through the old city of Stone Town listen closely to our guide’s sagas and tales of Zanzibar’s most popular inhabitants among them Princess Salme Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude and follow their footsteps of past.This half day historical city tour includes the visit to the Darajani Town Market the former Slave Market Forodhani Gardens with view to the House of Wonders Sultan Palace Old Fort and much more worth exploring.For those who would like to do some souvenir shopping your guide will show you some art craft and souvenir shops and teach you how to bargain the best prices."
From $40.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Mombasa
"You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Fort Jesus. This is Mombasa's oldest museum and it depicts the culture and the origin of the local people mentioning the origin of Swahili. With a guide you will be able to trace the historical pattern leading to the influence of the sultans. In addition you will learn the culture of the local people through different exhibitions.You will enjoy a walk in narrow streets of the Mombasa old town passing through the famous fish market before driving to see the elephant tusks as a monuments of the ancient (now illegal) ivory trade. After you will then walk in the market with lunch at a local dishes to sample the local cuisines. After lunch you will be taken to the Haller Park. This is not a zoo but a free roaming animal sanctuary born out of the idea to conserve a big old vast former cem"""The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum
From $125.00
 
Half Day Mombasa City Tour
"Start your half day tour by walking through Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya to see the asymmetrical streets slow pace of life and diverse population. It is mostly a Swahili town and women can be seen wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga. You will walk through the winding streets of the Old Town viewing the mosques and buildings as you pass before arriving at the Old Port to see the Dhows.Later you will visit the Mackinon market Elephant Tusks and Indian Temple before visiting Akamba Woodcraft at Changamwe where you can see the craftsmen at work. Here you can try your bartering skills before being transferred back to your hotel.""""Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Visit to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century the Old Port
From $72.00

More Restaurants in Zanzibar Island

Taraab Restaurant @ Doubletree by Hilton

Where do I start, how about the amazing appearance of this amazing little place. At first i wasn't sure where we were going as we had to go down a few African back streets to find it, then we walked...
worldt
Jul 20, 2014

THE OLD FORT RESTAURANT (STONE TOWN)

This restaurant and entertainment venue is located inside the Old Arab Fort. Open everyday between 8am and 10pm, they have a large menu serving local and international food. They have a special 'Night...
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DAO
Jun 29, 2011

Chavda Hotel

We had a couple of dinners in the rooftop restaurant of this old hotel, centrally located in the middle of Stone Town. Prices were reasonable, the seafood curries spicy and the views over the roofs of...
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toonsarah
Apr 04, 2011

Kizidi Restaurant

After our dolphintour we had our lunch in Kidizi Restaurant, a nice roofed open air restaurant. Because of the sea-breeze the temperature was bearable. The view at the ocean and the bay were...
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sachara
Apr 04, 2011

MONSOON RESTAURANT

The outside looks like a French-style veranda from New Orleans with cushioned seat and lush mini-gardens keeping the tables cool. From this little oasis of tranquillity you can oversee the harbour and...
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DAO
Jan 22, 2010

Mercury’s

This restaurant, named after Freddy Mercury, is a very nice place. The food and service is very good. It is a great place to sit and have one of the local beers, watching the sunset.The location is...
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PierreZA
Jun 21, 2009
 
 
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A house somewhere in Zanzibar!

While on the Spice Tour (see my Things to Do tip) we stopped for lunch in a local village. As you see from the photo, the setting was pretty basic, and we sat on the floor surrounding the plastic...
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toonsarah
Apr 17, 2009

Serena Hotel

This is the smartest hotel in town, and although we didn’t stay here we did come here to eat, as I had a birthday while we staying in Stone Town and this was an obvious choice for a celebration meal....
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toonsarah
Apr 17, 2009

Radha Food House

In Zanzibar service is slow and it's very hard to experience great cuisine. Mostly there are no refrigerators to be seen and places serve rice and fried fish…boring! I found the best option is either...
cezartb
Dec 07, 2008

BOLLYWOOD GRILL

I call this Bollywood Grill, but it actually has no name. The owner is a nice man who runs a hygenic place to eat at a great price and the sodas are ice cold. He actually has a grill outside of the...
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DAO
Feb 11, 2008

Forodhani Gardens - food stalls

Enjoy octopus, shark, king fish, chicken, and more. Every night in Forodhani Gardens large tables of food are put up and the stallholders all have a barbecue grill on the top. You choose your dish and...
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DAO
Feb 11, 2008

Mercury's

I only enjoyed a sundowner here so food wise I cannot comment. The interior is a shrine to Queen and Freddy Mercury. Freddy was born in Zanzibar 60 years ago (this being 2006) and the restaurant...
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Acirfa
Sep 23, 2006

Forodhani Gardens –

One of the most amazing sites to behold in Zanzibar are the Forodhani Garden vendors at the waterfront. The garden has a carnival-like atmosphere with a frenzy of people buying and selling food and...
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Waxbag
Nov 19, 2005

Blue's

If wanting to while away the hot mid-day hours, that can be done in a slow manner over some drinks and easy-food at Blue's. Semi-covered sea front location, but can still be very hot here. Find a...
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Saagar
Aug 19, 2005

Top Hotels in Zanzibar Island

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Mangapwani, P.O. Box 1763
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Chuini/Bububu, P O Box 4706
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Top Things to Do in Zanzibar Island

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Kendwa Village Tour

Staying in Kendwa for a week, it was great to see beyond my hotel walls. The tour is run by a NGO so all profits goes back to their community for projects like Water for Kendwa. The guides were really...
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